Each year, thanks to the generosity of our membership, the R-UTN awards scholarships to Northport High School graduating seniors. This year we awarded three, $2,000 scholarships.
The Irene Eckert Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Kailey Maloney. Irene, who passed away last July, was a NHS Social Studies teacher and long-time member of the R-UTN Executive Board. The the recipient of this scholarship is interested in going into the field of civics or social studies education. Kailey plans to major in education at the University of Scranton.
The Hank Kasven Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Olivia DeFeo. Hank was a R-UTN Executive Board member, served as a UTN building rep, and taught middle and high school science. He passed away in May 2021, and the scholarship in his name was awarde to a student planning to go into a field of science or science education.
The R-UTN Memorial Scholarship, in memory of the R-UTN members who died in the past year, is awarded each year to a student seeking a career in education. This year’s recipient is Isabella Ingraldi.